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French Pension Protest

APPROVED: France's Controversial Pension Reform Passes Parliament

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France's parliament granted final approval Wednesday to a bill raising the retirement age from 60 to 62, a reform that has infuriated th...

French Government Undercuts Senate Over Retirement Bill

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Police used tear gas and water cannon against rampaging youth in Lyon on Thursday while the French government showed its muscle in parli...

French Retirement Protests Turn Violent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (AP) -- Masked youths clashed with police and set fires in cities across France on Tuesday as protests against a proposed hike in the retirement...